For several years now, I have wanted to visit the Texas Gulf Coast. Its all about the birds that make the coast their winter home...beautiful birds like Roseate Spoonbills, White Ibises, Whooping Cranes and the list could go on and on. Unfortunately, Harvey beat us there !
A stop we had planned to make on our way south was Medina Highpoint Resort in the heart of Texas Hill Country.
Lucky for us, we were able to reserve the month of November. Craig Newton, (general manager) and his staff were incredibly welcoming and an important part of helping us feel at home here.
MHR is the fifth different RVC Outdoor Destinations property we have visited.
This 95 acre plot was added to the Outdoor Destination roster in 2013. It is a beautiful and natural setting atop the Edwards Plateau.
|I took this photo from the overlook on the Bigfoot Trail (located on MHR property) which winds its way up (and up and up) the hill.
Today, it offers suites, a commercial kitchen, and wrap around porch (1,500 ft. covered) for just a few or a large group.
Behind the Ranch House is what is now called The Retreat. In its day, it was a studio for artists.
Joe and I aren't "pool" people, but the infinity pool is certainly inviting even if you don't want to swim.
The sound of the running water surrounded by huge trees and tropical plants was a very nice surprise.
The Bigfoot Trail is a short 2 mile hike if you hike to the end and back. Don't let the distance fool you, it's quite a workout.
There are benches along the way and two overlooks at the top. And yes, a pretty spectacular view too.
|Can you see the bridge?
We discovered a cave...
with a bridge.
This little hill is visible from our site and Jack has made himself at home. He leads us to the grassy field everyday to play ball.
Until next time...
HAPPY TRAILS !